Articles by: Grade 6

Grade 6s reach out in the community!

Grade 6s reach out in the community!

This term our grade 6’s have been collecting hygiene items for our outreach program at Living Hope. Our learners were eager to help and couldn’t wait to pack these Care bags. We raced off to be welcomed by the lady we have been working with for years. She greeted us and broke us into 4 groups. The first group would[Read More…]

by November 18, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite ‘Held’

Grade 6 celebrating their favourite hero’s in Afrikaans. At Sun Valley we have our very own heroes and heroins. They have been tasked with an Afrikaans writing exercise. It was a news report about someone which helped mould them. It was a sight to see the energy and determination in our Grade 6 children to ensure that they met the[Read More…]

by October 25, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

Investigating Rights and Responsibilities in Grade 6!

The Grade 6s have started exploring the Rights and Responsibilities of living in a Democratic South Africa. Over the past week, we have been examining specifically the Rights and Responsibilities of a child within our Rainbow Nation.      We have analysed shocking statistics of lack of Children’s Rights across our globe and have realised how very fortunate we are.[Read More…]

by October 10, 2019 Digital, Grade 6, Primary
I can transform ya, like a transformer

I can transform ya, like a transformer

In grade 6 we have gotten practical with our Space and Shape theme. This has been making learning about shapes loads of fun!   This term we have been focusing on Transformations, specifically symmetry. This can be quite a tricky task but with our hands on approach, our students have got it all under control. We have also put our[Read More…]

by September 8, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Innovation leads to Creativity in Grade 6!

Innovation leads to Creativity in Grade 6!

The Grade 6s have embarked on a Maths project, designing a park on an 18 acre piece of land. They have learnt about finance, measurement and time management and now it is time to put that all into gear! This project also touches basics of Geography as well, using maps and keys to show their design of the park. We[Read More…]

by August 8, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 – Our “Madiba quest”

Grade 6 – Our “Madiba quest”

In Grade 6, we spend a large part of our Second Term speaking about the country’s long journey to independence as we cover more intense aspects of our theme: Conflict in Africa. Our children read the abridged version of Long Walk to Freedom, a book written by Nelson Mandela. One of the many activities the children complete is writing a letter to[Read More…]

by July 25, 2019 Curriculum, Grade 6, Primary
Understanding Bullying

Understanding Bullying

Every year different grades touch on what bullying is and what to do when being bullied, but in Grade 6 we decided to dive a bit deeper into this topic. We have looked at the reasons behind bullying, different types of bullying and how to help other people out of a tough situation. The week after exams has been a[Read More…]

by June 7, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Discovering the real meaning of bullying.

Discovering the real meaning of bullying.

The theme for Grade 6 this year is ‘conflict’. We explore different conflicts from conflict within ourselves to conflict between race and gender… This week our focus has been on bullying and the conflict it brings to people. We have discovered different types of bullying, from physical bullying and emotional bullying to cyberbullying. Today our Grade 6’s designed posters in their[Read More…]

by May 9, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
More than just TASTING!

More than just TASTING!

In Grade 6 we have been exploring various substances through taste to find out what chemicals they contain. Our enthusiastic students have discovered that chemicals can be categorized into three groups namely: acids, bases and neutrals. On this journey of tasting and carrying out experiments, the Grade 6 students got to learn that there is slightly more information linked to[Read More…]

by April 25, 2019 Grade 6, Primary
Grade 6 – My Most Prized Possession

Grade 6 – My Most Prized Possession

The Grade 6s were tasked with a writing project to speak about their ‘most prized possession’ … In Grade 6 Brenner – Nathan Savides started with these words: ‘It’s not what you’d expect from a friend, but to me its more than just a friend. It’s a true friend. Yes, it’s my soccer ball, but it isn’t simply a ball….” In Grade 6[Read More…]

by April 11, 2019 Grade 6, Primary